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August 17, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Experienced skydiver dies in ‘extremely hard landing’

An experienced skydiver with a fully functional parachute died Sunday afternoon after an “extremely hard landing,” according to a spokesman for Kapowsin Air Sports at Sanderson Field in Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Ryan Erickson, who was an experienced skydiver. Erickson had completed nearly 1,000 successful jumps in the past. On Sunday,…

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Comments | More in Sports, The Blotter, Weird news | Topics: accident, fatal, Kapowsin

August 10, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Bicyclist hit on Shelton highway

UPDATE, 10:05 A.M.:  Steven Prime, the bicyclist hit by a pickup in Shelton, is in “serious and improving” condition at Harborview, a hospital spokeswoman said Monday morning. ORIGINAL POST: A bicyclist from England was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center on Sunday afternoon with severe injuries, after being struck by a car on Highway 101. The crash was reported…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit | Topics: Highway 101, Shelton

July 30, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Hiker hoisted to safety after fall near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state’s highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation Tuesday. A team from several Mason County agencies found the 25-year-old Bremerton man under High Steel Bridge, about 20 miles northwest of Shelton. Mason County sheriff’s detective William Adam says the man…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: embankment, high bridge, rescue

June 2, 2014 at 6:20 AM

2 teens killed in crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — Two teens were killed when a pickup truck carrying as many as seven people ran off a Forest Service road and hit a tree Sunday near Shelton. The Mason County sheriff’s office says five people were in the bed of the truck, and it appears alcohol and marijuana were involved. The coroner’s office identifies…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: fatal crash, pickup, Shelton

August 9, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Friday Memo: Baby ejected from car … Ken Griffey Jr. & A-Rod … Less beer

Baby ejected from car:  A 10-month-old baby not buckled in a child seat was ejected from a car that spun out in a ditch near Shelton last night. Condition of the youngster isn’t yet available. The 20-year-old woman in the car wasn’t injured. Are Seattle drinkers losing their taste for beer? Our FYI blogger Gene…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Mariners, Shelton, Twin Lakes

August 9, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Baby ejected from car crash near Shelton

SHELTON (AP) — The Washington State Patrol says a baby who was not in a child seat was ejected from a car when it spun out into a ditch Thursday night near Shelton. KBKW reports the 10-month-old boy was taken to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, condition unknown. The 20-year-old woman driving the car was not…

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March 13, 2013 at 7:08 PM

State Patrol: trooper accidentally shot in leg

SHELTON — A Washington State Patrol spokesman says a 46-year-old trooper was accidentally shot in the leg Wednesday afternoon during a training exercise at the patrol’s academy in Shelton. The Kitsap Sun reports that Sgt. Freddy Williams says the trooper suffered an entry wound to the thigh. Williams said the trooper was stable and was…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: gunshot wound, Shelton, Washington State Patrol

December 20, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Highway 101 in Hood Canal area reopened

Highway 101 between Hoodsport and Brinnon is open again after crews cleared fallen trees and plowed icy parts of the road today, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. The 25-mile segment was closed yesterday after heavy snow snapped several trees onto the roadway. A 15-mile segment of 101 between state Route 3 near Shelton…

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Comments | More in Traffic & Transit, Weather Beat | Topics: Brinnon, Hoodsport, Shelton

November 21, 2012 at 7:20 AM

Shelton woman shot when she opens door

The Associate Press SHELTON — A Shelton woman was shot when she opened her door to two men early Wednesday. The Mason County sheriff’s office says at least one other person was in the house at the time. When deputies arrived the two suspects had fled. The weather prevented an airlift so medics drove the woman to St. Peter…

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